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Australian government seeks agility with Drupal migration

Federal government begins shift to open source CMS, with, and a number of pioneer agencies first to migrate to open source-based Web platform

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  • Hardware

    AMD tablet development stalls as priorities change

    Advanced Micro Devices' interest in tablets has waned as the company restructures operations in an effort to turn around its finances.

  • Software

    SMBs get their very own Salesforce app store

    Users of, Salesforce's cloud-based customer service product for small and medium-size businesses, now have an app store designed just for them. Called App Hub, the store offers 50 apps from Salesforce partner companies that handle functions including group chat, social monitoring, language translation and e-commerce analytics.

  • Networking

    Global Forum: Innovation creates opportunity, causes disruption

    Geneva, Switzerland -- The 23rd Global Forum, an annual policy and strategy conference for technology leaders, was held last week in the shadow of the International Telecommunications Union's (ITU) modernist tower.

  • Hardware

    Apple turns 25 apps (Red) in campaign to fight AIDS

    Apple today launched a two-week fund-raising campaign to mark World AIDS Day, promising that proceeds from the sale of 25 limited-edition apps and a portion of online and retail sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday will go to the Global Fund.

  • Security

    Thwarting attackers with threat intelligence

    <em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>

  • Security

    Segmenting for security: Five steps to protect your network

    Relying on a DMZ to protect your network and data is like putting money in a bank that depends on one guard and a single gate to secure its deposits. Imagine how tempting all those piles of money would be to those who had access -- and how keen everyone else would be to obtain access.

  • Security

    Breaking up Google is just one possible antritrust option, EU lawmakers say

    Breaking up Google by separating its search engine from other commercial services is only one of the actions the European Commission could take to resolve the company's antitrust problems, say members of Parliament who are proposing the split.

  • Grid & Cloud Computing

    5 essentials of effective cloud data integration, a customer perspective

    In search of agility and low overhead, companies are putting as many applications as practical in the cloud. But the resulting hybrid IT environments, where certain applications remain on-premise for security or other reasons, can result in <a href="">data integration</a> issues that reduce efficiency drags and hamper agility.

  • Malware

    'Less' means more to malware authors targeting Linux users

    Using the "less" Linux command to view the contents of files downloaded from the Internet is a dangerous operation that can lead to remote code execution, according to a security researcher.

  • Security

    UK plans to introduce new Web snooping law

    A U.K. counterterrorism bill would require ISPs to retain IP addresses in order to identify individual users of Internet services.

  • Hardware

    NXP opens wallet to build wearables with better battery life

    To help it improve the battery life of next-generation smartwatches and fitness bands, NXP Semiconductors has acquired part of U.S. chip maker Quintic.

  • Privacy

    Senate backs Ludlam on data retention costs

    The Senate has passed a motion put by Greens Senator Scott Ludlam that calls on Attorney-General George Brandis to table a PricewaterhouseCoopers study into the cost to industry of implementing a data retention scheme.

  • Mobile

    Merchants welcome Square to Australia

    Square has joined an increasingly competitive Australian market for mobile payments with the global expansion of its Square Register service.

  • Mobile

    Report: Samsung's head of TVs may be asked to revitalize mobile business

    Samsung Electronics is considering a key management overhaul that could see the company's head of TVs and home appliances also overseeing its underperforming mobile business, according to a news report.

  • Security

    Webcam snooper now looking for a job

    The developer of a widely vilified website that aggregated feeds from unsecured webcams is apparently looking for work as a remote programmer.

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